Steve  Grant

Steve Grant

Steve M. Grant is the Founder and Executive Director of the Chris and Kelly’s HOPE Foundation, dedicated to his two sons who both died of accidental overdose. The Foundation has helped numerous organizations and created The Chris and Kelly’s HOPE Fitness Park, which was donated in 2014. Steve’s book about the loss of his two, Don’t Forget Me (2020) chronicles his journey from grief to gratitude. Steve is the four-time recipient of Northwestern Mutual Foundation National Community Service Award and the South Carolina Upstate Philanthropic Achievement Award. He also received the South Carolina Governor’s Volunteer Award for volunteer community leadership. He serves on both The Family Effect Board as well as the Board of The Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs/Medical University of SC and is Managing Director for MassMutual in South Carolina where he continues to coach and mentor young people. He and his wife Cathy reside in Simpsonville, SC.